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Where is Townsville?

Townsville is located in Northern Queensland, on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef. 

As the largest city in Northern Australia, Townsville has a population approaching 200,000 and is known as one of Australia's most liveable cities.

Townsville offers a dynamic lifestyle coupled with strong economic prosperity.  The city is a thriving precinct with access to a variety of world class education facilities, leading edge health care, affordable housing, unique retailing, spectacular events and entertainment, dining precincts and a wide range of outdoor recreation options. 

The city is home to two universities, James Cook University (JCU) and Central Queensland University (CQU).

International flights are available from Indonesia direct to Townsville. Alternatively, international access is via Cairns or Brisbane.

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St Patrick’s College Townsville
45 The Strand (PO Box 721)
Townsville Qld 4810

College Administration:
T (61) 4753 0300
F (61) 4753 0336
Email Administration

College Absence Line: 47530377

CRICOS No: 03317K

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